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Labour Migrations to Resource-rich Countries: Comparative Perspectives on Migrants’ Rights in Canada, Norway and the United Arab Emirates

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This article compares migrants’ rights and labour-migration policies of three resource-rich receiving countries located in the Persian Gulf, North America and Europe, respectively. The wealthy economies of Canada, Norway and the United Arab Emirates have emerged as some of the largest receivers of labour migrants. The comparative analysis herein focuses on distinctive characteristics of the different migration regimes and policies which regulate the rights of labour migrants. It is maintained that the countries we have explored could hardly be more different, and that the actual similarities with regard to migration policies are limited. Yet, we have still identified some surprising and unexpected converging trends. Specifically, these countries use some similar tools and exclusionary policies in order to restrict the legal status of certain categories of labour migrants, particularly low-skilled migrants.

Affiliations: 1: Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway ; 2: Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway ; 3: Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada ; 4: Director of Institute for Social & Economic Research, Zayed University, Dubai, The United Arab Emirates

10.1163/15718115-02402003
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2017-05-18
2018-07-17

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